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Re: Property-name scoping

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 21:56:09 +0100
Message-ID: <4E0B9169.1050807@openlinksw.com>
To: public-linked-json@w3.org
On 6/29/11 4:22 PM, Patrick Logan wrote:
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>
> On Jun 28, 2011 1:27 AM, "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com 
> <mailto:kidehen@openlinksw.com>> wrote:
> >
> > Why does it need "RDF" in there? Ditto "Microformats" and 
> "Microdata" ? Those are > all about alternative syntaxes that can be 
> used to achieve the same goal.
>
> I can see that is true if by RDF you mean an RDF serialization. When I 
> see the term "RDF" I interpret that to mean the whole of the semantic 
> web standards, which are at least as much about (varying levels of) 
> semantics.
>
> Do most people view "RDF" as syntax rather than semantics?
>

Therein lies the problem.

I encourage you to digest this John. F. Sowa presentation [1].

> I would also say MF and MD have their own (more limited) semantics, 
> and they do not completely coincide.
>
> What am I not getting here? These do not seem significantly 
> interchangeable at all.
>

Digest the Sowa presentation :-)


Links:

1. http://www.slideshare.net/kidehen/iss-1 -- Integrating Semantic Systems


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